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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:53 PM
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Posted By VANDOO
Smile I SUPPOSE THIS COULD BE REFERRED TO AS GETTING...

I SUPPOSE THIS COULD BE REFERRED TO AS GETTING THE BIRD. :D I OF COURSE HAVE ONE IN MY ETHNOGRAPHIC REPO BIN AS WELL. IF I THINK OF THEM LIKE I WAS STILL IN MY EARLY TEENS I CAN STILL THINK THEY...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I KNOW VERY LITTLE OF AFRICAN CLUBS OR TRIBES SO...

I KNOW VERY LITTLE OF AFRICAN CLUBS OR TRIBES SO WILL ASK PERHAPS A SILLY QUESTION. IS SCHILLUK A TRIBE OR PERHAPS A WORD USED TO DESCRIBE CLUBS IN GENERAL SORT OF LIKE WADI AND OTHER LIKE TERMS. THE...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd July 2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THIS TYPE OF POLE ARM IS ONE I HAVE ALWAYS KNOWN...

THIS TYPE OF POLE ARM IS ONE I HAVE ALWAYS KNOWN AS A HOLY WATER SPRINKLER. THE ONE I CALL A MORNING STAR IS A TYPE OF MACE WITH A SPIKED BALL OR BALLS ON A SHORT HANDLE WITH CHAIN ATTACHING THE TWO....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THE SHIELD REMINDS ME OF THE TUTSI / WATUTSI ...

THE SHIELD REMINDS ME OF THE TUTSI / WATUTSI FROM RWANDA. I CAN NOT TELL THE CONFIGURATION OF THE SHIELD SO INCLUDE TWO PICTURES OF A TUTSI SHIELD CIRCA 1930 FOR COMPARISON.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By VANDOO
Smile ANOTHER NICE EXAMPLE 23.5INCH LONG (CUT OFF)...

ANOTHER NICE EXAMPLE 23.5INCH LONG (CUT OFF) SPEAR 19TH. CENTURY, CROCODILE DESIGN ON SHAFT.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,901
Posted By VANDOO
Smile JUST FOUND TWO LINKS IN ANOTHER POST ON THE ATAL...

JUST FOUND TWO LINKS IN ANOTHER POST ON THE ATAL ATAL WITH VERY GOOD INFORMATION TO ADD TO THE REFRENCE. THEY WERE POSTED ON ANOTHER POST BY MARE ROSU .
http://donsmaps.com/atlatl.html AND...
Forum: European Armoury 19th July 2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,836
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1 DETAIL OF THE SECTIONS OF THE V-3 SUPER GUN....

#1 DETAIL OF THE SECTIONS OF THE V-3 SUPER GUN. SECTIONS COULD BE REPLACED WHEN NEEDED. THE IDEA FOR THIS TYPE OF GUN WAS DESIGNED IN FRANCE IN THE 1800'S AND VARIATIONS HAVE BEEN TRIED UP TO THE...
Forum: European Armoury 19th July 2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,836
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A FEW MORE NOTABLE BIG GUNS. #1. 274MM. GERMAN...

A FEW MORE NOTABLE BIG GUNS. #1. 274MM. GERMAN HOWITZER WW2
#2. ATLANTIC WALL BATTERY GERMAN WITH CREW
#3, #4. & #5. AMERICAN 36 INCH, OR 910 MM. MORTAR TESTED BUT NEVER USED IN COMBAT ONE OF THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th July 2016, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A FINE COLLECTION OF NAGA WEAPONS AND REGALIA...

A FINE COLLECTION OF NAGA WEAPONS AND REGALIA WITH SOME RARE EXAMPLES. I DO WONDER WHY ITS IN THE MISCELLANEOUS FORUM RATHER THAN THE ETHNOGRAPHIC. :confused:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By VANDOO
Smile ...

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=2106&highlight=dayak+spears
THIS TYPE OF SPEAR IS FOUND IN BORNEO BUT I THINK IT IS MADE IN EITHER INDONESIA OR MALAYSIA OR IF MADE IN BORNEO IS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A NICE EXAMPLE OF A WEAPON THAT THERE IS LITTLE...

A NICE EXAMPLE OF A WEAPON THAT THERE IS LITTLE INFORMATION ON. THE ONE I HAVE IS VERY HEAVY AND WOULD BRING A MAN DOWN AND BREAK BONES OF A MAN ARMORED OR NOT. THEY WOULD ALSO PUT SOME LARGE NICKS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I HAVE ALWAYS LIKED THESE BUT NEVER OWNED ANY,...

I HAVE ALWAYS LIKED THESE BUT NEVER OWNED ANY, THEY WERE ALWAYS REFERRED TO AS PERSIAN SCISSOR DAGGERS. INTERESTING TO LEARN OF THE CALLIGRAPHY ASSOCIATION. I SEEM TO REMEMBER A GIRL ASSASSIN WITH AN...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A very early, fine old forked ceremonial club,...

A very early, fine old forked ceremonial club, Tjapara Timirrikamara from the Tiwi Islands Bathurst & Melville Islands Northern Territory.

These were used in Pukamani ceremony and in Ritual...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th July 2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By VANDOO
Smile LIFE IS SHORT AND NO ONE MAN OR EVEN AN...

LIFE IS SHORT AND NO ONE MAN OR EVEN AN INSTITUTION CAN HAVE SEEN IT ALL. EVEN THEN THOSE WHO HAVE SEEN MORE THAN MOST PEOPLE WILL HAVE DIFFERENT OPINIONS BASED ON THEIR WAY OF THINKING AND ON THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up MAGNIFICENT WORKMANSHIP USING TRADITIONAL CARVING...

MAGNIFICENT WORKMANSHIP USING TRADITIONAL CARVING METHODS AND PATTERNS. I WOULD CALL THIS A RECREATION OF AN AUTHENTIC ORIGINAL RATHER THAN A REPLICA OR PURELY ART. IT WOULD BE JUST AS FUNCTIONAL AS...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,884
Posted By VANDOO
Smile HERE IS A MIXED BAG OF ALL THREE TYPES OF MAORI...

HERE IS A MIXED BAG OF ALL THREE TYPES OF MAORI SHORT CLUBS ALL GOOD OLD EXAMPLES AND SOME UNUSUAL FORMS. I HAVE DONE ABOUT ALL I CAN ON NEW ZEALAND MAORI WEAPONS SO WILL CONCLUDE MY EFFORTS HERE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2016, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By VANDOO
Cool THE ADDING OF DESIGNS MAY BE A WAY THE OWNER...

THE ADDING OF DESIGNS MAY BE A WAY THE OWNER PERSONALIZES HIS WEAPON OR PERHAPS THE DESIGN SIGNIFIES HIS FAMILY OR TRIBE OR STATUS. OR IT MAY JUST BE ART. :D IT MIGHT BE POSSIBLE IN SOME CASES TO...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THERE IS SOMETHING SIMILAR IN NEPAL THAT IS A...

THERE IS SOMETHING SIMILAR IN NEPAL THAT IS A SACRIFICIAL KNIFE IT IS CALLED A RAM DAO. THE DESIGN ON THE RAM DAO IS A CENTIPEDE AND AN EYE.
#1. COORG ,PICHANGETTI KNIFE SHOWING BLADE.
#2. EXAMPLE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2016, 01:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I THINK THE MOPLAH IS DIFFERENT FROM THE ADYA...

I THINK THE MOPLAH IS DIFFERENT FROM THE ADYA KATTI FOR ONE THING IT IS SMALLER AND LIGHTER. THE ADYA KATTIS IS PRIMARILY A WEAPON AND THE MOPLAH MAY BE MORE OF A CEREMONIAL KNIFE. I CAN'T REMEMBER...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. MY TWO SPEARS, MY SPEARS COLLECTED IN MID...

#1. MY TWO SPEARS, MY SPEARS COLLECTED IN MID 1930'S
#2. ,#3, #4. & #5. DETAIL ON A NICE SPEAR SAID TO BE FROM MANUS ISLAND n.g.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By VANDOO
Smile SHARP POINTED PADDLES NO DOUBT SERVED WELL AS...

SHARP POINTED PADDLES NO DOUBT SERVED WELL AS SPEARS WHEN NEEDED.
#1. & #2. CHIEFS CEREMONIAL PADDLE HOE 190 CM.
#3.& #4. MAORI HOE PADDLE 128.3 CM.
#5. THRU #7. MAORI CHIEFS HOE, 155 CM. CIRCA...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THAT JUST ABOUT COVERS MAORI ITEMS THAT ARE...

THAT JUST ABOUT COVERS MAORI ITEMS THAT ARE PRIMARILY WEAPONS. I WILL INCLUDE A FEW TOOLS AND CEREMONIAL ITEMS THAT WOULD SERVE AS WEAPONS WHEN NEEDED.
#1 THRU #6 . KO, A MAORI SPADE OR DIGGING...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I CAN'T REMEMBER THE NAME FOR THESE BUT I THINK...

I CAN'T REMEMBER THE NAME FOR THESE BUT I THINK THEY ARE FROM INDIA AND ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COORG PEOPLE ALONG THE MALABAR COAST. NO DOUBT VARIATIONS ON THE TYPE ARE PRESENT THRU-OUT INDIA AND...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By VANDOO
Post IN AFGHANISTAN HUMAN BONE WOULD BE MORE COMMON...

IN AFGHANISTAN HUMAN BONE WOULD BE MORE COMMON GIVEN ITS HISTORY BUT I NEVER HEARD OF THEM USING IT.
I AGREE BONE BUT DUE TO THE THICKNESS LIKELY FROM A LARGER ANIMAL, HORSE, CAMEL OR COW. THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A NICE EXAMPLE OF TRADITIONAL WORKMANSHIP THEY...

A NICE EXAMPLE OF TRADITIONAL WORKMANSHIP THEY ARE NOT JUST MADE FOR TOURISTS AS LOCALS MAY CARRY THEM ON SPECIAL OCCASIONS OR FOR CEREMONY TO DENOTE RANK OR STATUS. IT IS LIKELY THOSE STILL INVOLVED...
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